Pattern Analysis of a GPS Microstrip Antenna on a Rectangular Ground Plane by Using Modified Edge Representation

Makoto ANDO  Keiichi NATSUHARA  Tsutomu MURASAKI  Masayuki OODO  Yoshio INASAWA  Masahide SATO  

IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E77-B   No.6   pp.843-846
Publication Date: 1994/06/25
Online ISSN: 
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Antennas and Propagation
GPS,  ground plane,  modified edge representation,  UTD,  

Full Text: PDF>>
Buy this Article

The effects of finite ground plane upon the patterns of the GPS patch antennas are analyzed by EEC with modified edge representation (MER). The comparison with UTD and measurements shows that low elevation patterns including axial ratios are successfully predicted.